Howard Family of Charleville
Francis John Howard Elizabeth Sweney Ellen Geraldine Seed
born circa 1821 born circa 1826 born circa 1849
married 07.07.1863 married 08.06.1880
Rathfarnham Church at 12 Prince Edward Terrace
died 27.03.1893 (72) died 10.03.1875 (49) died 03.05.1915 (66)
at 15 Idrone Terrace at Charleville, Blackrock at Portobello House
Francis John Howard barrister at law, youngest son of late Thomas Howard of Turret House,
Glasnevin married Elizabeth Sweney youngest daughter of late Rev John Sweney, Rector of
Cleenish, Fermanagh on 07.07.1863 at Rathfarnham Church and moved to Kenilworth Square.
They lived at Charleville from 1870 to 1890. Francis was a member of the Natural History
Society of Dublin and The Royal Dublin Society. Elizabeth died on 10.03.1875 at Charleville,
Blackrock and was buried at Mount Jerome.
1 Francis John Charles Howard born 14.07.1868 at Albany Grove, Monkstown.
Francis married Blanche Sophia Perry daughter of Samuel Perry of Woodroffe
House on 12.04.1898 at Derrygrath Church in Tipperary. Francis died
04.05.1920 at Harrowgate.
1 Dorothy Mary Howard born 29.04.1899 at Ballymakeely.
2 Charles Henry Howard born 16.04.1904 at Collinstown, Leixlip.
Francis a widower, secondly married Ellen Geraldine Seed daughter of Thomas Seed in
1880. Francis died 27.03.1896 at Idrone Terrace, Blackrock and Ellen died 03.05.1915 at
Portobella House, late of Mount Anville Lodge. Both were buried at Mount Jerome.
2 May Eliza Geraldine Howard born 28.05.1881 at Charleville, Blackrock.
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